Category Archives: Reflections

My Prince Will Come

Please share: I have the privilege of guest posting on Chris Goforth’s blog today. He’s doing a week-long series about raising Girls of Purpose. My post, “My Prince Will Come,” just went live! Click here to read it. Photo credit: … Continue reading

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Living by the Book

Please share: We’re busy trying to wrap up this school year, completing books and working through online programs at breakneck speed. We’re tired and ready for a break—and we’ve lost our focus. I started this school year with my priorities … Continue reading

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I’m Guilty!

Please share: Two nights ago found me halting my preparations for bedtime to get on my face in the floor. As I was thinking over the events of the day, I realized that I had completely blown it. I put … Continue reading

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Good Gifts

Please share:I have a problem. Sometimes I feel like God is out to get me. I forget that He intends only the best for me and that His love for me is beyond my comprehension. But as I walked around … Continue reading

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Caught in Idolatry

Please share: “I will never, ever, ever, ever, ever play with you again!” my younger daughter screamed at her sister’s closed door. This was the second dramatic statement of the morning, and it was still early. Before I could cross … Continue reading

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He is Risen!

Please share: “After the Sabbath, at dawn on the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to look at the tomb. There was a violent earthquake, for an angel of the Lord came down from … Continue reading

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Please share: It’s much darker outside than it should be. We’re under a severe thunderstorm watch. (Yes, more storms.) The wind is blowing, and the sky looks ominous. The weather reminds me of what happened on a Friday 2,000 years … Continue reading

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“Drastic Obedience”

Please share: After the past seven days, I am tired. I’m having trouble thinking right now, much less writing. I’m going to spare you the rambling thoughts running through my mind and share with you a blog post I read … Continue reading

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Hopes and Dreams

Please share:I’ve been reading Her Mother’s Hope and Her Daughter’s Dream by Francine Rivers. I read the first one because it’s the selection we’re reading in the book club I lead at church. I started reading the sequel because I … Continue reading

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Who’s Laughing Now?

Please share: Mom’s Toolbox is hosting Blogging Through the Gospels as a reflective Bible study between Bible in 90 Days sessions. I wasn’t going to participate. I didn’t want to participate. I had other plans. And then. . . My … Continue reading

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